Ecosystem Assessment and Restoration: Kent Williges

A botanist with over 20 years of experience, Kent currently focuses his research on the response of plant communities to various disturbance mechanisms.

Striped bass are quick powerful fish with silvery sides and white belly. They have seven or eight black stripes along the sides. Stripes are absent on young fish of less than six inches.

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Manatees can travel up to 50 miles in a day. They generally swim slowly but have been clocked at speeds of up to 15 mph for short bursts.

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